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Configuring external authentication

Use this information to enable the external authentication subsystem using the file and the Admin Console in Share.

Configuring/enabling external authentication subsystem using the file:

To enable external authentication subsystem:
  1. Open the file.
  2. Set the following properties to enable external authentication:
    Note: The default setting for external.authentication.proxyUserName is alfresco-system. This should only be specified if you are using SSL. See External authentication and SSO for more information.
  3. Save the file.
  4. Restart the Alfresco Community Edition server.

For more information on the external authentication properties, see external configuration properties.

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